Women in Ministry

A journey through the maze of women in church leadership

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Understanding women in ministry has been like walking through a maze. I started out concluding that the verses that have prevented Christian women from becoming church leaders, were a product of the Apostle Paul’s convictions Continue reading “Women in Ministry”

Changes in the Church

Changes seen in Sunday observance

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Church in the wild-wood

This past spring, my husband and I returned to the church I grew up in. This has given me opportunity to reflect on the changes I have seen since childhood. There are three main changes in the denomination we are a part of. Continue reading “Changes in the Church”

The Normal Christian Life

Struggling with sin versus practicing it

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Whiter than Snow

In an earlier post I broached the subject of struggling with sin versus practicing it. I wrote that it appeared a former friend had lost her struggle with lesbianism. The following verses from the Bible speaks to this. Continue reading “The Normal Christian Life”

LGBTQ Numbers Up

Why more people are identifying themselves as LGBTQ

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According to 2018 Gallup poll estimates, a record number of US adults, 4.5% or 11 million people, are identifying as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transsexual. This is up from 4.1% in 2016 and 3.5% in 2012. Continue reading “LGBTQ Numbers Up”

Friends Who Struggle

What I learned from a friend struggling with her identity

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I became friends with someone who struggled with lesbianism. She along with her husband came to a book study my husband and I led. It was through this study we became friends. We also went to the same church. Continue reading “Friends Who Struggle”